Our piano showroom is filled with top quality new and used pianos and features the Ritmüller and Pearl River lines of uprights and grands.
We also specialize in restoring and repairing high-end and heirloom pianos including Steinways, Mason & Hamlins and Baldwins. With nearly 40 years of experience, you know your vintage piano is in good hands.
Latest News & Announcements
July 20-23, 2016 – Norfolk Annual Piano Technicians Guild Conference
July 15-18, 2015 – Shawn to Teach at Upcoming Denver PTG Convention
February 14, 2015 – Shawn's Piano hosts Youth Student Recital
January 2015 – The Growth of a Giant: How Pearl River Pianos Became An Industry Behemoth in Musical Merchandise Review
September 2006 – The Synergy of Old And New in The Music Trades
"I looked for my piano for two years ... .I couldn't find the sound I wanted for under $80,000! Then I played a Ritmuller; it had a bigger sound than I thought it would---more sound than I thought I could afford."
Shawn's Piano…Chasing Perfection
Shawn Hoar is a master craftsman who restores vintage pianos together with his small team of specialists in West Hartford, Connecticut. For nearly 40 years, he's been uncovering the secrets to how some of these gorgeous instruments were made. Perfection is what drives him to have spent a lifetime creating and recreating beautiful sound.
Shawn tells you himself, that he feeds his vintage piano habit by selling state-of-the-art new pianos. People come to him from all over the world for restorations and to buy new and vintage pianos.
Now available: Custom 1900 Steinway B
This custom built 1900 Steinway B is a testament to the master craftsman. Shawn uncovers the story of this unique instrument in the video below.
Come view this vintage piano in our showroom.
Let Shawn Help Pick Your Next Piano
Shawn takes not only your buget into consideration when helping you pick your piano, but also your style, preferences and space. See how he helped Maureen choose a piano in the video below.
Shawn's wealth of knowledge about vintage pianos, as well as new pianos, ensures that you will have an instrument that meets your needs and gives you a long term investment you can enjoy for many years.